How to Secure Outstanding Middle Leadership which Demonstrates High Impact on Pupil Outcomes - Dates TBC

Sessions in detail
Session 1 (90 minutes) - Leadership, management and the leadership transition 

  • Reflect on current leadership behaviours
  • Explore the difference between leadership and management
  • Review these differences in terms of middle leadership roles
  • Consider some of the challenges of middle leadership
  • Explore the key characteristics of effective leadership

Session 2 (90 minutes)- Evaluating your area of responsibility 

  • Focus on the school improvement cycle and evaluation
  • Develop an understanding of the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
  • Consider the evaluation activities and types of evidence used to underpin judgements 

Session 3 (90 minutes) - Developing teaching and learning 

Accurately assess the quality of learning in a lesson
Lead feedback discussions with a teacher clearly and precisely in order to improve practice
Prepare for and hold difficult conversations with colleagues about their performance 
Session 4 (90 minutes) - Planning for improvement 

  • Research the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Teaching and Learning Toolkit about what works in schools
  • Consider approaches to effective improvement planning
  • Explore models for delivering effective change projects

£55 per session
Total £220